Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
"Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; become ye, therefore, as wise as the serpents and as innocent as doves.
having known me from the beginning, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
circumcised the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee;
Of the hope
having hope toward God??hich these themselves also are looking for??hat there will be a resurrection, both of the righteous and unrighteous.
And now, for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers, I have taken my stand to be judged;
For this cause, therefore, I called for you, to see and to speak with you: for, on account of the hope of Israel, I am encompassed with this chain."